Welbeck Abbey

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Welbeck Abbey

Postby Corusman » Mon Aug 03, 2015 7:09 pm

We recently visited Welbeck. There are a series of underground tunnels and even a ballroom.
These are not open to the public. However there is a film of a tour of the tunnels and clearly visible in one section are the remains of a sub two foot railway, including points disappearing into a wall .
Has anyone any information what this was used for and what stock was present?

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Re: Welbeck Abbey

Postby chris stockdale » Mon Aug 03, 2015 9:07 pm

Hi Bill,

See the newspaper cutting here:

http://nottstalgia.com/forums/index.php ... 819&page=6

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Re: Welbeck Abbey

Postby chris stockdale » Mon Aug 03, 2015 9:30 pm

OK, it took a few minutes to find it but I knew there had been something similar mentioned previously. See here:

viewtopic.php?f=2&t=7794

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Re: Welbeck Abbey

Postby Corusman » Mon Aug 03, 2015 10:58 pm

Interesting to see evidence of the tracks outside. The film ,which was at the Venice Biennelli, shows them clearly. An account says that they were for moving food from the kitchens to the function rooms without it getting cold.

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Re: Welbeck Abbey

Postby tebee » Tue Aug 04, 2015 1:58 am

The two pictures of the line

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